Russia & The West
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Russia & The West
Thinking Long-Term About Ukraine’s Defense

Moscow is planning for a long campaign in Ukraine. We should be too.

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Gas Attack

Why killing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is crucial for European security.

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Breathing Room for the Kremlin

The West’s new pragmatism could be a shot in the arm for Russia’s decaying system of personalized power.

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Our No-Fault Russia Policy

No, the U.S. didn’t “lose” Russia—it was in the historical cards. And acknowledging that strengthens us.

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The Curious World of Donald Trump’s Private Russian Connections

Did the American people really know they were putting such a “well-connected” guy in the White House?

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Vladimir Putin, Master of Suspense

How Russia’s leader has played a weak hand to its fullest, and why the West always seems to be playing catch-up.

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The Long Standoff

Two years after the annexation of Crimea, it is clear that neither Russia nor the West is prevailing—in large part because one does not have enough strength, while the other lacks will.

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Putin’s Spell Over John Kerry

The Secretary of State should rethink his trip to Moscow next week.

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Renzi Holds EU Russia Sanctions Hostage

Italians hold block on renewal as economy suffers.

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The Secret Plot to Destroy Russia

If America really wanted to destroy Russia, it could do no better than tell it to keep doing exactly what it’s doing.

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